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Country vs country: Israel and United States compared: Geography > Area stats

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  • Comparative: The area of various small countries expressed in comparison to various areas within the United States of America.
  • Comparative to US places: This entry provides an area comparison based on total area equivalents. Most entities are compared with the entire US or one of the 50 states based on area measurements (1990 revised) provided by the US Bureau of the Census. The smaller entities are compared with Washington, DC (178 sq km, 69 sq mi) or The Mall in Washington, DC (0.59 sq km, 0.23 sq mi, 146 acres).
  • Land: Total land area in square kilometres
  • Land > Per capita: Total land area in square kilometres Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Land per 1000: Total land area in square kilometres. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Total: Total area in square kilometers
  • Total > Per capita: Total area in square kilometers Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Total per 1000: Total area in square kilometers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Water: Total water area in square kilometers
  • Water > Per capita: Total water area in square kilometers Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Water per 1000: Total water area in square kilometers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
STAT Israel United States HISTORY
Comparative slightly larger than New Jersey about half the size of Russia; about three-tenths the size of Africa; about half the size of South America (or slightly larger than Brazil); slightly larger than China; more than twice the size of the European Union
Comparative to US places slightly smaller than New Jersey about half the size of Russia; about three-tenths the size of Africa; about half the size of South America (or slightly larger than Brazil); slightly larger than China; more than twice the size of the European Union
Land 20,330 sq km
Ranked 149th.
9.16 million sq km
Ranked 4th. 451 times more than Israel

Land > Per capita 2.86 sq km per 1,000 people
Ranked 194th.
30.16 sq km per 1,000 people
Ranked 60th. 11 times more than Israel

Land per 1000 2.78 sq km
Ranked 176th.
30.13 sq km
Ranked 51st. 11 times more than Israel

Total 20,770 sq km
Ranked 155th.
9.83 million sq km
Ranked 4th. 473 times more than Israel

Total > Per capita 2.92 sq km per 1,000 people
Ranked 198th.
32.34 sq km per 1,000 people
Ranked 62nd. 11 times more than Israel

Total per 1000 2.84 sq km
Ranked 180th.
32.31 sq km
Ranked 51st. 11 times more than Israel

Water 440 sq km
Ranked 122nd.
664,709 sq km
Ranked 3rd. 1511 times more than Israel

Water > Per capita 61.86 sq km per 1 million peo
Ranked 105th.
2,187.8 sq km per 1 million peo
Ranked 20th. 35 times more than Israel

Water per 1000 0.0602 sq km
Ranked 101st.
2.19 sq km
Ranked 19th. 36 times more than Israel

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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